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SURFING WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Surf off Conto Springs Beach, Margaret RiverThe surf's always up in Western Australia.

Famous for its quality and variety, Western Australia's 12,000 kilometres of coastline makes it the perfect frontier for surfing holidays.

Reefs, points and beach-breaks take your pick. 

Experience Perth

 
For the city's gnarliest waves head to Trigg, where shifting sand banks over rocky ledges creates powerful surf.
 
You'll find ample waves at Cottesloe, which has an artificial reef, and Scarborough.
 
16 kilometres off the coast, Rottnest Island offers extraordinary reef breaks - the most famous is Strickland Bay.
 

Australia's South West
 

But the undisputed surf capital of Western Australia is Margaret River home to a huge crop of challenging and powerful waves over 40 scenic kilometres of coastline.
 
With consistently spectacular surf, it's no surprise the area is a firm favourite with the world's elite.
 Surfing, Margaret River
Surfer's Point, which hosts the Drug Aware Pro Margaret River, offers powerful ground swells and first-class waves.
 
Even more challenging waves can be found at The Box, North Point, Smiths and Three Bears.
 
 
Further down the coast, Yallingup Reef is renowned for powerhouse 10-foot waves.
 
Surfing in Western AustraliaAt North Point in Gracetown, the surf is world-class and not for the faint-hearted. Two barrels on the same wave is a common treat at this local surf spot.
 

Australia's Golden Outback

 
Esperance is one of the world's best-kept surfing secrets. Here, the ocean is filled with hundreds of islands and reefs breaking on the horizon.
 

Australia's Coral Coast

 
Up north, between Perth and the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef, there are countless awesome breaks on offer.
 
Jake's Point in Kalbarri is a picturesque surf beach which serves up some of Australia's most powerful left-footers.
 
Don't forget to also check out The Bluff in Geraldton, Yardie Creek near Exmouth, and a superb left hand ledge at picturesque Gnaraloo Station, located 150 kilometres north of Carnarvon.

 

For more information on surfing in Western Australia visit www.surfingwa.com.au

 

suggested itineraries

Margaret River Surfing

Margaret River Surfing

8 Days

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